Tragic Accident Claims Life of Toddler

An accident claimed the life of a toddler near Boyden on Monday.  The Sioux County Sheriff’s Office says the accident occurred just before 5pm on private property at a farm residence southwest of Boyden.

Two-year-old Nathan Klok was in a grove near an area where family members were cutting down trees.  A tree fell and struck the toddler causing severe trauma; Klok died at the scene as a result of the injuries.

The Sheriff’s Office was assisted by the Boyden Ambulance and Boyden Fire Department.